The Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the report presented by the Post COVID-19 Initiative Committee on Creative Industry will go a long way not just in aiding the recovery of Creative Industry from the negative effects of the pandemic, also in putting the industry on the right path to sustainable growth in the years ahead.
The presentation was made on virtual meeting with the committee on Friday, the Minister commended their hard work, commitment and patriotism as it’s national assignment, and they have availed themselves creditably.
He added that based on the feedback he has received. “I have no doubt that the report you have just submitted is a culmination of painstaking efforts by all of you, and will go a long way not just in aiding the recovery of the Creative Industry from the negative effects of the pandemic, but also in putting the industry on the right path to sustainable growth in the years ahead.
“The report, which is very rich and detailed, is also very timely, coming at a time that the Federal Government is looking more towards the Creative Industry to help revamp the economy, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic”, he said.
He assured the committee that government will study the report with the same seriousness that them employed in preparing it, with a view to ensuring its full implementation, within the realms of available resources. He thanked them for their sacrifice and commitment. “I look forward to working with you as we strive to give the Creative Industry its pride of place”, he said.
The committee consist of Ali Baba – (Chairman), Hajia Sa’a Ibrahim – Vice Chairman, Bolanle Austen Peters, Charles Novia, Segun Arinze, Ali Jita, Baba Agba, Kene Okwuosa, Efe Omoregbe, Prince Daniel Aboki, Chioma Ude, Olumade Adesemowo, Dare Art Alade, Oliver Enwonwu, Alhaji Saleh Rabo, Bala Hassan, Ali Nuhu, Tajudeen Owoyemi, B.M. Dzukogi, TY Bello, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, Anita Eboigbe -Secretary.